Fever of unknown origin.

  title={Fever of unknown origin.},
  author={Burke A. Cunha},
  journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America},
  volume={10 1},
  • Burke A. Cunha
  • Published 1996 in Infectious disease clinics of North America
Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is defined as a temperature elevation of 101 degrees F (38.3 degrees C) or higher for 3 weeks or longer, the cause of which is not diagnosed after 1 week of intensive in-hospital investigation. This article discusses the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of FUOs. 

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